Myanmar Dengue Outbreak Associated with Displacement of Serotypes 2, 3, and 4 by Dengue 1
Hlaing Myat Thu*†, Kym Lowry*, Thein Thein Myint‡, Than Nu Shwe‡, Aye Maung Han‡, Kyu Kyu Khin§, Kyaw Zin Thant†, Soe Thein†, and John Aaskov*
Author affiliations: *Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; †Department of Medical Research, Yangon, Myanmar; ‡Yangon Children’s Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar; §Mawlamyaing General Hospital, Mawlamyaing, Myanmar
Figure 2. Relationship between weather conditions and the number of cases of dengue in Yangon, 1998–2001. (a) Comparison of the monthly admissions of dengue (dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and dengue shock syndrome) patients to the Yangon Children’s Hospital with the total monthly rainfall. (b) The average monthly maximum and minimum temperatures in Yangon from 1997 to 2001 and the difference between these values.
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